• Junior Tall Blacks Squad Named For FIBA U19 World Cup

    Junior Tall Blacks Squad Named For FIBA U19 World Cup

    Basketball New Zealand has named the Junior Tall Black team travelling to Greece for the FIBA Under 19 World Cup.
  • WBC Round 2 Review

    WBC Round 2 Review

    It was a good weekend for Leanne Walker. After being named the 2018 Female Coach of the Year at the Basketball New Zealand Awards ceremony on Friday night the Waikato Wizards head coach led her team to successive Women’s Basketball Championship (WBC) Division 1 road wins on Saturday and Sunday.
  • Basketball New Zealand Awards recognise outstanding achievement

    Basketball New Zealand Awards recognise outstanding achievement

    Excellence, outstanding achievements and true dedication to New Zealand basketball was celebrated at the Basketball New Zealand Awards this evening, held at a sold-out event in Wellington.
  • Men’s and women’s teams announced for 3x3 Asia Cup

    Men’s and women’s teams announced for 3x3 Asia Cup

    Basketball New Zealand has named the men’s and women’s national teams competing in the FIBA 3x3 Asia Cup in China.
  • WBC Preview Round 2

    WBC Preview Round 2

    Four Women’s Basketball Championship (WBC) Division 1 games take place this weekend with three of the teams waiting on fitness checks on some of the brightest names in the New Zealand women’s game. Injury woes surround the availability of Charlisse Leger-Walker, Tesssa Boagni and Penina Davidson.
  • New Zealand Joins 3X3.EXE Premier League

    New Zealand Joins 3X3.EXE Premier League

    This weekend some of New Zealand's best 3x3 players from around the country will go head to head in Round One of the Japanese League 3X3.EXE Premier. New Zealand has two Conferences in this league, based in Christchurch and Auckland; Each conference has 6 teams competing for the opportunity to head to Japan for Finals in September
  • Tall Fern helping pave way for next generation

    Tall Fern helping pave way for next generation

    Family is everything to Kalani Purcell, so there was only ever going to be one answer when the opportunity arose to play with her sisters. 
  • WBC – What we know so far

    WBC – What we know so far

    The 2019 Women’s Basketball Championship (WBC) season is only a few days old but there are a number of talking points to emerge from the early rounds.
  • WBC Day 3 Dream Result

    WBC Day 3 Dream Result

    Auckland Dream are the only unbeaten Division 1 team after the first three rounds of the 2019 Women’s Basketball Championship (WBC) played at Cowles Stadium, Christchurch over the weekend. The Dream beat Alloyfold Canterbury Wildcats 70-61 on Sunday to improve its record to 3-0. 
  • WBC Day Three

    WBC Day Three

    The final day of the WBC tips off today at 9am Cowles Stadium.  Head down to watch some exciting basketball.

  • WBC Day Two

    WBC Day Two

    The Women's Basketball Championship tips off today at 9am from Cowles Stadium.  Come down and support your WBC team.

  • GIRLS GOT GAME PROGRAMME LAUNCHED TO GET MORE KIWI GIRLS PLAYING BASKETBALL

    GIRLS GOT GAME PROGRAMME LAUNCHED TO GET MORE KIWI GIRLS PLAYING BASKETBALL

    Basketball New Zealand is making a play to lure Kiwi girls to basketball through a new six-week introductory girls’ basketball programme called Girls Got Game.
  • WOMEN'S BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIP TIP OFF TOMORROW

    WOMEN'S BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIP TIP OFF TOMORROW

    The Women’s Basketball Championship (WBC) is set to tip off tomorrow, with the 13 teams from two divisions releasing their rosters this week.
  • 2019 Schick Premiership Registrations OPEN

    2019 Schick Premiership Registrations OPEN

    The 2019 Schick Premierships are now open for all entries. 

  • Tickets available: Celebrate 2018 at the Basketball New Zealand Awards

    Tickets available: Celebrate 2018 at the Basketball New Zealand Awards

    On Friday 17 May the basketball community will celebrate excellence in the 2018 year, at the Basketball New Zealand Awards, to be held at the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa in Wellington.

  • New Zealand Tall Ferns 3x3 Team Qualify for World Championships

    New Zealand Tall Ferns 3x3 Team Qualify for World Championships

    In an outstanding display of competitive spirit, the New Zealand Tall Ferns 3x3 team has secured their rightful place at the Women’s FIBA 3x3 World Cup after winning the Bronze medal at the FIBA 3x3 World Cup Qualifier in San Juan, Puerto Rico this morning.
  • WBC Div Two Ready to Tip Off

    WBC Div Two Ready to Tip Off

    New Zealand's Women's Basketball Championship (WBC) season starts next weekend in Christchurch when all 14 teams will be in town for a tournament at Cowles Stadium.

  • JUNIOR TALL BLACKS RETURN FROM CHINA AND PREPARATION FOR U19 FIBA WORLD CUP

    JUNIOR TALL BLACKS RETURN FROM CHINA AND PREPARATION FOR U19 FIBA WORLD CUP

    The Junior Tall Blacks have just returned from China after playing in an Atlas Challenge tournament against China, Poland and Denmark. 
  • WBC Top Flight Ready For Action

    WBC Top Flight Ready For Action

    This time next week all 14 Women’s Basketball Championship teams will be going through their final paces ahead of the 2019 season starting with a three-day tournament in Christchurch.

  • TALL FERNS RETURN TO 3x3 TARGETING OLYMPIC SPOT, STARTING IN PUERTO RICO

    TALL FERNS RETURN TO 3x3 TARGETING OLYMPIC SPOT, STARTING IN PUERTO RICO

    The New Zealand women’s 3x3 team depart tonight for the FIBA 3x3 World Cup Qualifier tournament, held in San Juan in Puerto Rico on 4 and 5 May.






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